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Lexicon :: Strong's H639 - 'ap̄

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אַף
Transliteration
'ap̄
Pronunciation
af
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 133a

Strong’s Definitions

אַף ʼaph, af; from H599; properly, the nose or nostril; hence, the face, and occasionally a person; also (from the rapid breathing in passion) ire:—anger(-gry), before, countenance, face, forebearing, forehead, (long-) suffering, nose, nostril, snout, × worthy, wrath.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 276x

The KJV translates Strong's H639 in the following manner: anger (172x), wrath (42x), face (22x), nostrils (13x), nose (12x), angry (4x), longsuffering (with H750) (4x), before (2x), countenance (1x), forbearing (1x), forehead (1x), snout (1x), worthy (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 276x
The KJV translates Strong's H639 in the following manner: anger (172x), wrath (42x), face (22x), nostrils (13x), nose (12x), angry (4x), longsuffering (with H750) (4x), before (2x), countenance (1x), forbearing (1x), forehead (1x), snout (1x), worthy (1x).
  1. nostril, nose, face

  2. anger

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אַף ʼaph, af; from H599; properly, the nose or nostril; hence, the face, and occasionally a person; also (from the rapid breathing in passion) ire:—anger(-gry), before, countenance, face, forebearing, forehead, (long-) suffering, nose, nostril, snout, × worthy, wrath.
STRONGS H639:
I. אַף 277 noun masculineGenesis 30:2 nostril, nose, face, anger (Assyrian appu, face Floodiii. 27, 29 compare Hpt KAT2Gloss, Arabic أَنْفً, Ethiopic አንፍ፡ nose; Aramaic aePAf  , אֲנְפִּין face) — absolute Psalm 78:21 +; construct Genesis 27:45 +; suffix אַפּי Exodus 22:23 +, etc.; du אַפַּים Proverbs 14:17 +; אַפָּיו Genesis 2:7 + etc.; — In Hexateuch J E (Joshua 7:1 P? Joshua 23:16 D?).
1. nostril, as organ of breathing Genesis 2:7; Genesis 7:22; Job 27:3 compare Numbers 11:20; 2 Samuel 22:9 = Psalm 18:9 compare Isaiah 65:5; Isaiah 2:22; Lamentations 4:20; Ezekiel 38:18 (strike out Co) Amos 4:10; אַפֶּיךָ רוּחַ (of י׳) i.e. wind Exodus 15:8; compare אַפּוֹ רוּחַ נִשְׁמַת 2 Samuel 22:16 = Psalm 18:16 (see also below 3); nose singular Cant 7:5, 9; Ezekiel 8:17; Ezekiel 23:25; Proverbs 30:33 (where play upon different meaning of אַף & אפַּיִם):
(a) as organ of smelling Deuteronomy 33:10; Psalm 115:6;
(b) as place of ring for ornament Genesis 24:47; Isaiah 3:21; Ezekiel 16:12;
(c) as place of ring or hook for captive 2 Kings 19:28 = Isaiah 37:29; for beasts, e.g. swine Proverbs 11:22; hippopotamus Job 40:24; crocodile Job 40:26 [Job 41:2].
2. Du face (especially in phrase אַרְצָה אַפַּיִם) Genesis 19:1; Genesis 42:6; Genesis 48:12; Numbers 22:31; 1 Samuel 20:41; 1 Samuel 24:9; 1 Samuel 25:41; 1 Samuel 28:14; 2 Samuel 14:4, 33; 2 Samuel 18:28; 2 Samuel 24:20; 1 Kings 1:23, 31; Isaiah 49:23; 1 Chronicles 21:21; 2 Chronicles 7:3; 20:18; Nehemiah 8:6 also Genesis 3:19;אַפּוֹ גֹּבַהּ pride of his countenance Psalm 10:4; לְאַפֵּי before, local sense (compare לִפְנֵי) 1 Samuel 25:23; אַפָּ֑יִם 1 Samuel 1:5 read אֶפֶס Greek Version of the LXX We Dr (which see).
3. mostly anger, human Genesis 27:45; Genesis 49:6, 7 + (45 times); oftener divine Exodus 32:12; Deuteronomy 9:19; 2 Kings 24:20 + (177 times); often subject חָרָה (וַיִּ֫חַר etc.) his anger was kindled Genesis 30:2; Genesis 39:19; Exodus 4:14; Exodus 22:23; Exodus 32:10, 11 +; in various combinations, especially חֲרוֺן אַף fierceness of anger Exodus 32:12; Numbers 25:4; Numbers 32:14 +; compare חֳרִי־אָף 1 Samuel 20:34; בַּעַל־אַף Proverbs 22:24 one given to anger, etc.; אַפַּיִם אֶרֶךְ slow to anger Exodus 34:6; Numbers 14:18; Nehemiah 9:17 + 7 times of God; Proverbs 14:29; Proverbs 15:18; Proverbs 16:32; Proverbs 25:15 of man.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H600.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

2:7; 2:7; 3:19; 7:22; 19:1; 24:47; 27:45; 27:45; 30:2; 30:2; 39:19; 42:6; 48:12; 49:6; 49:7

Exodus

4:14; 15:8; 22:23; 22:23; 32:10; 32:11; 32:12; 32:12; 34:6

Numbers

11:20; 14:18; 22:31; 25:4; 32:14

Deuteronomy

9:19; 33:10

Joshua

7:1; 23:16

1 Samuel

1:5; 20:34; 20:41; 24:9; 25:23; 25:41; 28:14

2 Samuel

14:4; 14:33; 18:28; 22:9; 22:16; 24:20

1 Kings

1:23; 1:31

2 Kings

19:28; 24:20

1 Chronicles

21:21

2 Chronicles

7:3; 20:18

Nehemiah

8:6; 9:17

Job

27:3; 40:24; 41:2

Psalms

10:4; 18:9; 18:16; 78:21; 115:6

Proverbs

11:22; 14:17; 14:29; 15:18; 16:32; 22:24; 25:15; 30:33

Song of Songs

7:5; 7:9

Isaiah

2:22; 3:21; 37:29; 49:23; 65:5

Lamentations

4:20

Ezekiel

8:17; 16:12; 23:25; 38:18

Amos

4:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H639 matches the Hebrew אַף ('ap̄),
which occurs 276 times in 269 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 6 (Gen 2:7–Deu 32:22)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:7 - Then the LORD God formed the man of dust from the ground, and breathed into his nostrils H639 the breath of life; and the man became a living [fn]person.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:19 - By the sweat of your face H639
You shall eat bread,
Until you return to the ground,
Because from it you were taken;
For you are dust,
And to dust you shall return.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:22 - of all that was on the dry land, all in whose nostrils H639 was the breath of the spirit of life, died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:1 - Now the two angels came to Sodom in the evening as Lot was sitting at the gate of Sodom. When Lot saw them, he stood up to meet them and [fn]bowed down with his face H639 to the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:47 - “Then I asked her, and said, ‘Whose daughter are you?’ And she said, ‘The daughter of Bethuel, Nahor’s son, whom Milcah bore to him’; and I put the ring on her nose H639, and the bracelets on her [fn]wrists.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:45 - until your brother’s anger H639 [fn]against you subsides and he forgets what you did to him. Then I will send word and get you from there. Why should I lose you both in one day?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:2 - Then Jacob’s anger H639 burned against Rachel, and he said, “Am I in the place of God, who has withheld from you the fruit of the womb?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:19 - Now when his master heard the words of his wife which she spoke to him, saying, “[fn]This is what your slave did to me,” his anger H639 burned.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:6 - Now Joseph was the ruler over the land; he was the one who sold grain to all the people of the land. And Joseph’s brothers came and bowed down to him with their faces H639 to the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:18 - Then Judah approached him and said, “Oh my lord, may your servant please speak a word in my lord’s ears, and [fn]do not be angry H639 with your servant; for you are equal to Pharaoh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:12 - Then Joseph [fn]took them from his knees, and bowed with his face H639 to the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:6 - “May my soul not enter into their council;
May my glory not be united with their assembly;
For in their anger H639 they killed [fn]men,
And in their self-will they lamed [fn]oxen.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:7 - “Cursed be their anger H639, for it is fierce;
And their wrath, for it is cruel.
I will scatter them in Jacob,
And disperse them among Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:14 - Then the anger H639 of the LORD burned against Moses, and He said, “Is there not your brother Aaron the Levite? I know that [fn]he speaks fluently. And moreover, behold, he is coming out to meet you; when he sees you, he will be [fn]overjoyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 11:8 - “And all these servants of yours will come down to me and bow themselves [fn]before me, saying, ‘Go out, you and all the people who [fn]follow you,’ and after that I will go out.” And he left Pharaoh in the heat of anger H639.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:8 - “At the blast of Your nostrils H639 the waters were piled up,
The flowing waters stood up like a heap;
The depths were congealed in the heart of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:24 - and My anger H639 will be kindled, and I will kill you with the sword, and your wives shall become widows and your children fatherless.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:10 - “So now leave Me alone, that My anger H639 may burn against them and that I may destroy them; and I will make of you a great nation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:11 - Then Moses pleaded with the LORD his God, and said, “LORD, why does Your anger H639 burn against Your people whom You have brought out from the land of Egypt with great power and with a mighty hand?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:12 - “Why should the Egyptians talk, saying, ‘With evil motives He brought them out, to kill them on the mountains and to destroy them from the face of the earth’? Turn from Your burning anger H639 and relent of doing harm to Your people.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:19 - And it came about, as soon as [fn]Moses approached the camp, that he saw the calf and the people dancing; and Moses’ anger H639 burned, and he threw the tablets from his hands and shattered them to pieces [fn]at the foot of the mountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:22 - And Aaron said, “Do not let the anger H639 of my lord burn; you know the people yourself, that they are [fn]prone to evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:6 - Then the LORD passed by in front of him and proclaimed, “The LORD, the LORD God, compassionate and merciful, slow to anger H639, and abounding in faithfulness and [fn]truth;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:1 - Now the people became like those who complain of adversity in the ears of the LORD; and the LORD heard them and His anger H639 was kindled, and the fire of the LORD burned among them and consumed some at the outskirts of the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:10 - Now Moses heard the people weeping throughout their families, each one at the entrance of his tent; and the anger H639 of the LORD became very hot, and [fn]Moses was displeased.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:20 - [fn]but for a whole month, until it comes out of your nose H639 and [fn]makes you nauseated; because you have rejected the LORD who is among you and have wept before Him, saying, “Why did we ever leave Egypt?”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:33 - While the meat was still between their teeth, before it was chewed, the anger H639 of the LORD was kindled against the people, and the LORD struck the people with a very severe plague.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:9 - And the anger H639 of the LORD burned against them and He departed.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:18 - ‘The LORD is slow to anger H639 and abundant in mercy, forgiving wrongdoing and violation of His Law; but He will by no means leave the guilty unpunished, inflicting the [fn]punishment of the fathers on the children [fn]to the third and the fourth generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:22 - But God was angry H639 that he was going, and the angel of the LORD took his stand in the road as an adversary against him. Now he was riding on his donkey, and his two servants were with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:27 - When the donkey saw the angel of the LORD, she lay down under Balaam; so Balaam was angry H639 and struck the donkey with his staff.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:31 - Then the LORD opened Balaam’s eyes, and he saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way with his sword drawn in his hand; and he bowed [fn]all the way to the ground H639.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:10 - Then Balak’s anger H639 burned against Balaam, and he struck his [fn]hands together; and Balak said to Balaam, “I called you to curse my enemies, but behold, you have persisted in blessing them these three times!
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:3 - So Israel [fn]became followers of [fn]Baal of Peor, and the LORD was angry H639 with Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:4 - And the LORD said to Moses, “Take all the leaders of the people and [fn]execute them [fn]in broad daylight before the LORD, so that the fierce anger H639 of the LORD may turn away from Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:10 - “So the LORD’S anger H639 burned on that day, and He swore, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:13 - “So the LORD’S anger H639 burned against Israel, and He made them wander in the wilderness for forty years, until the entire generation of those who had done evil in the sight of the LORD came to an end.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:14 - “Now behold, you have risen up in your fathers’ place, born of sinful men, to add still more to the burning anger H639 of the LORD against Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:15 - for the LORD your God who is in the midst of you is a jealous God; so follow Him, or else the anger H639 of the LORD your God will be kindled against you, and He will [fn]wipe you off the face of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:4 - “For [fn]they will turn your [fn]sons away from [fn]following Me, and they will serve other gods; then the anger H639 of the LORD will be kindled against you and He will quickly destroy you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:19 - “For I was afraid of the anger H639 and the rage with which the LORD was angry with you so as to destroy you; but the LORD listened to me that time as well.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:17 - “Otherwise, the anger H639 of the LORD will be kindled against you, and He will shut up the sky so that there will be no rain, and the ground will not yield its produce; then you will quickly perish from the good land which the LORD is giving you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:17 - “Nothing at all from what is designated for destruction is to cling to your hand, in order that the LORD may turn from His burning anger H639 and show mercy to you, and have compassion on you and make you increase, just as He has sworn to your fathers,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:20 - “The LORD will not be willing to forgive him, but rather the anger H639 of the LORD and His wrath will [fn]burn against that person, and every curse that is written in this book will lie upon him, and the LORD will wipe out his name from under heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:23 - ‘All its land is brimstone and salt, burned debris, [fn]unsown and unproductive, and no grass grows on it, like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, which the LORD overthrew in His anger H639 and in His wrath.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:24 - “All the nations will say, ‘Why has the LORD done all this to this land? Why this great [fn]outburst of anger H639?’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:27 - ‘Therefore, the anger H639 of the LORD burned against that land, to bring upon it every curse which is written in this book;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:28 - and the LORD uprooted them from their land in anger H639, fury, and in great wrath, and hurled them into another land, as it is this day.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:17 - “Then My anger H639 will be kindled against them on that day, and I will abandon them and hide My face from them, and they will be consumed, and many evils and troubles will find them; so they will say on that day, ‘Is it not because our God is not among us that these evils have found us?’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:22 - For a fire has flared in My anger H639,
And it burns to the lowest part of [fn]Sheol,
And devours the earth with its yield,
And sets on fire the foundations of the mountains.


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